Faculty of Mathematics, University of Vienna

Position ID: Mathematics-PHDSTUDENT [#12867, Mathematics-PHD_GRT_COMB_CAT]
Position Title: Doctoral candidate position in geometric representation theory, combinatorics and categorification
Position Type: Student programs
Position Location: Vienna, Wien 1090, Austria [map]
Subject Areas: Algebraic Geometry, Geometric Representation Theory, Algebraic Combinatorics, Low-dimensional Topology
Application Deadline: finished (2018/10/17, finished 2019/04/15, listed until 2018/12/07)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Vienna invites applications for a doctoral candidate position in the areas of geometric representation theory, combinatorics and categorification. The position is planned for a period of three years. Preferred starting date is the first half of 2019 and can be negotiated.

The position is funded by the FWF Stand-Alone project "Macdonald polynomials and related structures in geometry".
The main topics of the project are:

1) Categorifications of the proof of the shuffle conjecture
2) Affine and double affine Hecke algebras, elliptic Hall algebras, A_{q,t} algebra and their representations
3) Skein algebras and representations of quantum groups
4) Homological knot invariants
5) Cohomology of affine Springer fibers, Higgs moduli spaces and character varieties
6) Various versions of Hilbert schemes

Students interested in writing their PhD on one or more of the above mentioned topics are invited to apply.In case of questions, please contact:

Ass.-Prof. Dr. Anton Mellit
Email: anton.mellit@univie.ac.at

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1
1090 Vienna

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